Forest fires in Portugal rage on


20th June 2017

20 JUNE: LEIRIA DISTRICT, PORTUGAL – A firefighter plane works on a fire after a wildfire took dozens of lives on 20 June near Pedrogao Grande, in Leiria district, Portugal. On Saturday night, a forest fire became uncontrollable in the Leiria district, killing at least 64 people and leaving many injured. Some of the victims died inside their cars as they tried to flee the area.
(Photo credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)


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